Impressions

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Attend in Long Beach, Atlantic City, Nashville, Orlando, Fort Worth

Process/Production


The 38th Impressions Awards Winner

Impeccable screen-printed detail. Vibrant colors. A boom box. This year's winner has it all. 

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You Can Make Shiny Ink Dull, But…

 …it’s difficult to make dull ink shiny

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Optimizing White Ink

I visit many screen-printing shops around the country — both small and large facilities — and one of the biggest, and costliest, issues that challenges screen printers is working with white ink.

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Contract Decorating for PPDs

In the decorated apparel industry, shop owners always are looking for ways to level out their business cycle.

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The Challenges of Screen Printing on Caps

While the classic aesthetic of embroidery has traditionally dominated the customized headwear market, there still remains a significant place in the hat-decoration business for screen printing.

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Understanding Off-Contact Screen Printing

A look at how the distance between screen and substrate could make all the difference 

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Ink Market Trends: Part 2

Along with the specialty-ink evolution, it’s interesting to see how the advances or applications of other technologies have helped screen-printing industry veterans get where they are today. 

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Innovation Sparks Screen-Printing Success

As an apparel decorator, I consider it my mission to deliver products to customers at prices they are happy to pay, all to meet my profit goals. 

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The Secret to a Smooth Surface

A mat-down screen helps to create a finished product with a soft-hand feel

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Ink Market Trends: Part 1

When it comes to screen printing — specifically inks — I am often asked, “What’s new?” or “What’s trending?” My initial thoughts are, “What has been forgotten?” or “What hasn’t the customer seen?”

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